The International Cricket Council (ICC) is preparing to announce the winners of the prestigious ICC Awards 2023. This annual ceremony honours the extraordinary achievements of players who have made an everlasting impression on the world cricket scene. Let’s talk about this event’s details and see what ICC has set for us.
|22 January 2024
|Women’s T20I Team of the Year
Men’s T20I Team of the Year
|23 January 2024
|Men’s ODI Team of the Year
Women’s ODI Team of the Year
Men’s Test Team of the Year
|24 January 2024
|ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year
ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year
ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year
ICC Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year
|25 January 2024
|ICC Umpire of the Year
ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year
Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year
ICC Spirit of Cricket Award
What are the ICC teams of the year?
ICC will announce teams of the year on Monday and Tuesday. The Men’s and Women’s T20I Teams of the Year will be announced on Monday, followed by the Men’s and Women’s ODI Teams, as well as the Men’s Test Team of the Year, on Tuesday. The ICC Voting Academy, an impartial team of media representatives, oversees the selection process.
Who are the cricketers of the year?
The scene is set for individual brilliance, as the ICC announces the winners of 13 different prizes on Wednesday and Thursday. Cricket fans will witness the coronation of the finest performances in men’s and women’s international cricket for the year 2023. The cricketing fraternity waits for the prestigious Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year and the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year.
Who voted for these awards?
The voting procedure for these prestigious awards was lengthy, with media representatives and cricket fans from all around the world casting their ballots. The ICC Voting Academy, which included informed media representatives, played an important part in picking the teams and individual champions. Hundreds of thousands of fans have also voted for these awards. And this shows how inclusive this process is.
Some more awards
Wednesday, January 25 will be dedicated to celebrating the Associate, T20I, and Emerging Cricketers of the Year. These awards recognize the achievements of rising talents as well as players from affiliate nations, demonstrating the cricketing community’s diversity.
The grand finale takes place on Thursday, January 26th, when the ICC will announce the following awards:
- Umpire of the Year
- Men’s and Women’s ODI Cricketers of the Year
- Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year
- Heyhoe Flint Trophy winner
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy winner
- Spirit of Cricket award
These top prizes capture the essence of cricketing prowess and sportsmanship.
History of these awards
Since its debut in 2004, the ICC Awards have been essential in recognizing and rewarding the top performers in international cricket. The tradition continues by honouring cricketers who have demonstrated remarkable talent and sportsmanship on the field.
As the cricketing community excitedly awaits the announcement of the ICC Awards 2023 winners, the event aims to be an acknowledgement of the sport’s best players. From team triumphs to individual brilliance, these awards capture the spirit of cricketing prowess and sportsmanship. This eventually results in moments that we will remember throughout the game’s history. Let the celebrations begin!